It's okay if you don't have a good relationship with your mom, you're not a bad person if you didn't post about Mother's Day yesterday
“The numbers looked too good to be true; they were really too true to be good.”
If you wish we had gotten Silicon Valley’s take on the pandemic tech world, you could do worse than reading this article on what’s been going down at Instacart. From its founding—intentionally misclassifying workers to cut costs—to the recent walkouts and hapless all-hands Zoom calls, it seems a lot of the platform economy was unprepared to suddenly be the precarious foundation upon which civilization rests.
Another way DC might look different this summer: a lot fewer interns. An estimated 20,000 students normally intern in DC every summer, but now a lot of internship programs are going remote or being cancelled entirely. While escalefting Jazz-in-the-Gardeners can be easy fodder for folks that have been in DC longer, interning here may be the first time living in a city for some, or finding a more inclusive community. Some of them may even go on to write a newsletter for you!
Well, it’s not the year to bike to work and get a free t-shirt from WABA. So instead, Bike Anywhere, all week! Register to receive a BINGO card with fun (socially-distanced) stuff to do around town and be entered into a giveaway. Bikes and bingo, ya love to see it.
But this time, with tacos and superhero costumes. Seems like a chance we shouldn’t pass up. (5pm)
Most of us are on dating apps. Many of us hate them. But it doesn’t have to be that way! A Little Nudge wants to get you through this period to find your pandemic bae. Discounted coaching rates for 730dc.
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